THE BENEFITS OF WITHANIA SOMNIFERA
Ashwagandha is frequently referred to as "Indian Ginsing" because of its rejuvenating properties, even though botanically, ginseng and Ashwagandha are unrelated. Belonging to the same family as the tomato, Ashwagandha is a plum shrub with oval leaves and yellow flowers, It bears red fruit about the size of a raisen.
THINGS TO BE AWARE OF
This information is intended for educational purposes only, and is not intended as medical advice or to replace independaent professional judgment. Statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. Consult a doctor before beginning any new herbs.
Cautions: Ashwaganda might lower Blood Sugar and Blood Pressure, so it can contridict with any medications involved with the two. Being a herb that makes the immune system more active it could increase the symptoms of Auto-Immune disease. Stop taking two weeks before surgery being that Ashwaganda can conflict with Anesthesia drugs. This herb increases Thyroid Hormone levels and can effect any drug regimine involved with the Thyroid. Do not use Ashwaganda if you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Stabilizes Blood Sugar-Herbal regimens are more effective for long-standing medicine. Such treatments include dietary changes like adding simple herbs, eating organic foods or reducing others.
Adaptagen-Adaptogenic or hormonal modulationg action increses the body's resistance and endurance to a wide variety of adverse influences from physical, chemical and biological stressors, assisting the body's ability to cope and adapt.
Anti-Inflammatory-Herbal medications are non habit forming. No one is going to hear of someone who has been hooked on herbal medications because they are not going to affect the mind that way.
Brain Cell Degeneration
All Allopathic medicine has side effects and some are very severe. When taking herbals you do not get side effects, unless there is a confliction with any synthetic medicine you might be taking.
Their tendancy of enhancing the bodies natural healing process herbs contribute towards strengthening the immune system. Naturally fortifying the bodies defense.
Herbal remedies forbid junk food and stimulants such as caffine. This way your body gets the nutrition it needs and the bodies natural function is not compromised.
Improved Brain Fuction
Herbs do not block the bodies self healing abilities. On the contrary, they enhance the biological machinery so that the recovery process gets accelerated and the body is able to maintain an ideal internal environment.